Mr Christopher Peach: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

Mr Christopher Peach

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Elbow
  • Shoulder

About me

Chris Peach is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in treating disorders of the shoulder and the elbow and traumatic injuries of the entire upper limb. His expertise in arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery of the shoulder and the elbow enables treatment of sporting injuries to ensure a satisfactory and rapid return to the desired activity. He is also able to offer arthroscopic surgery for other conditions affecting the shoulder and the elbow as well as joint replacement surgery.

Chris is a Consultant at the University Hospital of South Manchester, a large teaching hospital in Wythenshawe. His private consultations take place at the BMI Alexandra Hospital in Cheadle, the Spire Manchester Hospital in Manchester and the Spire Cheshire Hospital in Warrington.

Chris graduated as a doctor from Imperial College School of Medicine and trained as an Orthopaedic Surgeon in London, Oxford and the North West. He spent two years undertaking a post-graduate research degree at the University of Oxford, having been awarded the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons of England Research Fellowship and examined the genetic basis of Osteoarthritis of the shoulder.

Chris trained as a fellow in the Upper Limb Unit at Wrightington Hospital under Mr Ian Trail, Mr Len Funk and Mr John Haines. He also was awarded the Sheffield Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship and trained at the internationally recognised Northern General Hospital Upper Limb Unit with Mr David Stanley and Mr David Potter. Recently he has been invited to travel to the Mayo Clinic in the United States, in recognition of his interests in elbow surgery, to work with Dr Shawn O’Driscoll who is recognised as a world leader in complex elbow surgery. In 2013 he was awarded the British Elbow and Shoulder Society’s coveted North American Elbow Fellowship to further develop his experience in complex elbow surgery in the United States working with other leaders in the field.

He continues to teach arthroscopic skills on national courses for orthopaedic surgeons in training. His clinical research interests currently focus on the management of infection in elbow arthroplasty, patient reported outcomes (PROMS) following shoulder surgery and identification of osteoporosis in the fracture clinic. He leads a research group at the University of Manchester and has recently been awarded a Royal College of Surgeons of England Pump Priming Grant to further research into bioabsorbable implants for fracture surgery.

Chris lives in Hale with his young family and in his spare time plays racquet sports and competes in triathlons.

Areas of interest

Shoulder and elbow surgery;
Arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery for shoulder and elbow conditions;
Shoulder and elbow fracture treatment;
Rotator cuff tear repair;
Shoulder impingement;
Subacromial decompression;
Frozen shoulder treatment;
Distal biceps tear repair and reconstruction
Shoulder and elbow instability (dislocations);
Joint replacement surgery for shoulder and elbow arthritis;
Platelet rich plasma injection (PRP) for painful conditions;
Sports injuries;
ACJ arthritis;
Tennis elbow;
Golfers elbow;
Shoulder stiffness;
Elbow Stiffness;
Clicking shoulder;
Clicking elbow;
Labral tear;
SLAP tear;

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